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Senator Chris Murphy
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There are 435 members of the House, but just 100 Senators.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Connecticut U.S. Senator Chris Murphy speaks with WAMC’s Alan Chartock about life in the upper chamber.

Republicans in the Senate are struggling to come together on healthcare.

In today’s Congressional Corner, WAMC’s Alan Chartock continues his conversation with Connecticut Representative Joe Courtney, a Democrat from the 2nd district.

Sheldon Whitehouse represents Rhode Island in the U.S. Senate. He has served as a federal and state prosecutor, business regulator, courtroom litigator, environmental advocate, and government reformer.

In his new book, Captured: The Corporate Infiltration of American Democracy, he offers an eye-opening take on what corporate influence looks like today from the Senate Floor, adding a first-hand perspective to Jane Mayer’s Dark Money

It took Vice President Pence to break the tie on the nomination of Education Secretary Betsy DeVos.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Congressional Quarterly’s David Hawkings concludes his discussion with WAMC’s Alan Chartock.

In the U.S. Senate, the difference between 51 and 49 is wide.

In today’s Congressional Corner, Union College political science professor Brad Hays tells WAMC’s Alan Chartock about some of the races he has an eye on.